CDC: Foodborne Illnesses Unchanged Since 2006-2008

ATLANTA — The overall rate of foodborne illnesses has not changed since 2006-2008, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The report examined 2012 incidences of infection from nine pathogens tracked by the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), a system in place since 1996 that incorporates data from 10 states accounting for 15% of the U.S. popu

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